Customs Consolidation Act, 1876

Justice may commit in default of payment of penalty until paid.

28 & 29 Vict. c. 127.

232. If any penalty incurred for any offence under the Customs Acts be not paid on conviction, the convicting justice shall forthwith commit the offender to any of Her Majesty's gaols within his jurisdiction, there to remain for such term as is herein-after provided, or until the penalty shall be paid; and the [1] Small Penalties Act, 1865, shall not apply to any penalty imposed by the Customs Acts; and where such party is convicted of any offence for which the punishment of hard labour is inflicted, such justice shall commit such party to any gaol or house of correction, there to be kept to hard labour for such time as may be authorised by the Customs Acts.

[1 This Act is rep. 42 & 43 Vict. c. 49. s. 55, but see terms.]